History of Human Cytomegalovirus

  • Monto Ho
Part of the Current Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CTID)


The history of cytomegalovirus (CMV) may be divided into two periods. During the first period, the characteristic cytopathology caused by this virus was recognized and described. It may be called the “period of cytopathology.” The second period was initiated by the isolation of the virus and may be called the “virological period.”


Herpes Zoster Cytoplasmic Inclusion Human Cytomegalovirus Intranuclear Inclusion Roller Culture 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Monto Ho
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Public Health and School of MedicineUniversity of PittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Presbyterian — University HospitalPittsburghUSA

Personalised recommendations